The vehicles listed in this section are used in the rail freight sector.
Freight trains comprise of one or more locomotives hauling freight cars (goods wagons). The freight cars come in different forms, depending on their purpose, such as flat cars, box cars, refrigerated cars, tankers, hopper cars and more. Freight trains are also capable of transporting shipping containers. Depending on a country’s loading gauge, these containers could be double-stacked, which is common in the US, for example, but not in the UK.
Yellow Window is a multidisciplinary design agency with a strong expertise in rail, aiding mobility actors with their products & services.
For over 30 years, Virtek has continued to be the global leader in laser projection and inspection systems for rail.
Mitsubishi Electric Corporation is a recognised world leader in the manufacture, marketing and sales of electrical and electronic equipment.
The UK Government has announced it aims to grow the use of rail freight in the country by at least 75% by 2050.
Newag has received a contract from Akiem to supply 30 Dragon 2 electric locomotives for operation in Central Europe.
GB Railfreight (GBRf) has opened a new maintenance hub in Peterborough following a 5.7 million GBP investment.
The ongoing emphasis on sustainable development is leading to increased demand in freight wagon manufacturing, claims VR FleetCare.
Canadian National (CN), Union Pacific (UP) and GMXT have established Falcon Premium, an intermodal service between Mexico, the US and Canada.
3Squared's guest article on Rail Freight Group’s website discusses the potential for growth in the rail freight industry in 2023.
Research from the Chartered Institute of Logistics and Transport (CILT) reveals significant potential to electrify UK rail freight operations.
Railway-News magazine Issue 2, April 2023: VR FleetCare - VR FleetCare Expands Its Service Offering.
Railway-News Magazine Issue 1, March 2022: Petrosoft.pl – RAILSoft – A Railway ERP Platform for Management of a Railway Enterprise.
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